Air Canada A319. In what would be its third such effort, Air Canada plans to launch a separate low-cost carrier that could eventually comprise as many as 50 aircraft. A letter outlining the plan, obtained by The Globe and Mail and other Canadian newspapers, was sent this week by the airline to the Air Canada Pilots Assn. as part of ongoing labor negotiations. AC previously ventured into the low-fare airline-within-an-airline segment with Tango, which launched in November 2001, and ...

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